Shady Grove Center for Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation
- Patricia A. Wiedeman-Stone, PT
- Karen Forester, OTR/L, CHT
- Sonali Parry, MOT, OTR/L, CHT
- Jan Hyatt, PTA
- Victor Chang, DPT
- Karin Fice, OTR/L, CHT
- Christine Kiang, DPT
- Maria Kim, DPT
- Al Lin, DPT
- Sazia Moriom, DPT
- Lita Solis, PTA
Shady Grove Center for Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation has been cited as one of the outstanding of such facilities in the Washington area. Our rehabilitation staff provides extensive experience in conservative management of the acute injury for the upper and lower extremity, and guides the worker or athlete through the recovery phase and back to normal function and competition. A large array of the latest computerized technology is available to achieve these goals. Individualized programs are stressed. Prescription bracing and orthotics are also available.
Appointments Desk: 301-294-0050
Patricia A. Wiedeman-Stone, PT
Patricia A. Wiedeman-Stone, P.T., joined the Shady Grove Center for Sports Medicine as a registered physical therapist in 1985, and has worked in the field of orthopaedic rehabilitation for 30 years. A native of Syracuse, New York, she graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Physical Therapy in 1977, from Russell Sage College/Albany Medical College. Pat has served as the Center's director for the past 10 years. Her specialties include McConnell taping, rehabilitation of ACL injuries and shoulder injuries, and rehabilitation of other sports related injuries. Pat has taken several specialty courses to include functional testing and rehabilitation, therapeutic uses of theraballs, advanced techniques of McConnell taping, myofascial release techniques and joint mobilization. She has taken various courses in trigger point therapy, pilates, proprioceptive training, and strength & conditioning training.
Pat has acted as medical consultant to various co-ed and women's recreational sports teams, and has served as the coach of a wheelchair and high school basketball team. Pat has been a medical consultant on numerous international scientific expeditions, including the 1984 Pena Colorado Expedition (Mexico); the 1985 Wookey Hole Project (England); the 1987 International Blue Holes Research Project (Andros, Bahamas); and the 1987 Wakulla Springs Project (U.S.A.). During the summer of 1982, she became a member of the exceptional group of women to have stood on the summit of Mt. McKinley, Alaska. For the British project in 1985, she underwent paramedic training in on-site treatment techniques for decompression sickness. She is currently certified in CPR. Pat was a member of the Gaithersburg-Washington Grove Fire Department where she served as an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT).
An avid outdoors person, Pat enjoys hiking, backpacking, camping, bicycling, and canoeing. She plays on various recreational sporting teams, including softball, and volleyball. She resides in Derwood, Maryland, and has three sons, David, Rob, and Chris.
Over the past several years, she has taken various courses in functional training, trigger point therapy, myofascial techniques and proprioceptive training. She is also one of the few therapists in the area to be certified to perform Quantitative Nerve Sensory Testing, which is a noninvasive, reliable computer-based technique of making accurate measurements to document subtle sensory loss and motor function.
Karen Forester, OTR/L, CHT
Karen Forester, OTR/L,CHT is an Occupational Therapist and Certified Hand Therapist who has been specializing in the area of the hand and upper quadrant rehabilitation since receiving her degree from Boston University in 2000. Prior to relocating to Charlottesville, Virginia in 2001, Karen completed 2 intensive clinical internships in the area of the hand and upper quadrant disorders at the National Rehabilitation Hospital in Bethesda, Maryland and at the University of Virginia, HealthSouth. In Charlottesville she worked at the outpatient hand center at UVA-HealthSouth where she treated level I trauma patients. In 2002, Karen joined our hand therapy department in Rockville, Maryland. She is experienced in treating both high-level hand trauma cases including nerve and tendon repairs, tendon transfers, complex fractures, amputations and replantations. She is also skilled in splint fabrication and in treating repetitive stress injuries including tendonitis and carpal tunnel syndrome. Karen enjoys collaborating with both Plastic and Orthopedic hand surgeons to maximize her patients' recovery and functional outcome. Karen is fluent in French and is in the process of learning Spanish.
Sonali Parry, M.O.T., OTR/L, CHT
Sonali Parry, M.O.T., OTR/L, CHT is an Occupational Therapist who received her Master's degree from Temple University in 2005, concentrating her studies and affiliations around hand therapy. Sonali underwent a demanding internship at Temple Hand Center in 2005, and from 2005 - 2007 has worked at St. Joseph's Regional Medical Center in Paterson, New Jersey. While at St. Joseph's, she divided her time between the inpatient and outpatient units and studied under two Certified Hand Therapists.
Sonali, who will complete the requirements to become a Certified Hand Therapist in 2010, joined The Ortho Center in August 2007. She is committed to her patient's welfare and driven to continuously advance herself and the Occupational Therapy profession. She spends her free time playing soccer and spending time with family.
Jan Hyatt, PTA
Jan Hyatt, a licensed Physical Therapy Assistant (LPTA) has been with The Orthopedic Center since 2000.
Jan began her physical therapy assistant training by obtaining an Associate's Degree at Montgomery College. Her academic studies were followed by several clinical affiliations, including one at the National Rehab Center in Washington, D.C. These programs provided Jan with a broad experience, including opportunities to work with patients recovering from surgery and traumatic injury. She also gained experience assisting victims of abuse, mentally disabled children and adults, and the elderly.
Jan takes pride in keeping abreast of developments and improved techniques in the physical therapy field by attending many continuing education programs each year. The focus of her on-going training is on orthopedic care and sports injury, as well as deep tissue massage, neuromuscular re-education and muscle energy therapy.
Jan lives in Germantown with her husband and her cats. They enjoy hiking, biking and entertaining family and friends at their beach home.